The business climate improves for manufacturers of face masks, air purifiers, and pollution monitors
DONGLIU, China (Mar. 7, 2016) — The steel plants and cement factories scattered across China’s Shandong province have made it one of the most contaminated areas of the world’s biggest polluter. But for one company, that just makes the business climate better.
China’s coal emissions fell again last year, but analysts remain divided on whether demand for fuel has already peaked, writes Feng Hao
March 4, 2016 — A fall in China’s coal consumption for two years in a row has raised hopes that the country has already experienced a peak in demand for coal, the major cause of smog and climate change.
From raging forest fires to dwindling snowmelt to the extraordinary birth of new ocean islands
January 13, 2016 — Sometimes the best way to witness planetary happenings — and to gain perspective on them — is from high above. Below are satellite images and aerial photos from the NASA Earth Observatory that capture some of the more dramatic changes that shaped the earth over the past year.
‘Don’t do it because the government is forcing you. Do it because you feel it is important for your life, your health,’ says Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
NEW DELHI, India (Jan. 1, 2015) — More than a million private cars were banned from New Delhi’s roads on Friday, January 1, as authorities began trialing drastic new measures to cut smog in the world’s most polluted capital.